This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
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Photo of G. Marcus Cole, Dean of the Law School, Alan Page, alumnus and jurist

Diversity and Inclusion

Justice Alan Page urges Notre Dame community to 'look internally' during MLK Day talk 

The University commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a virtual event featuring retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page '67, the first African American justice to serve on Minnesota’s highest court. He spoke candidly with G. Marcus Cole, the Joseph A. Matson Dean of the Law School, about his life and career and racial injustice. (More...)
Photo of MLK Candlelight Prayer Service


Notre Dame launches Initiative on Race and Resilience

This new interdisciplinary program, led by the College of Arts and Letters with additional support from the Office of the Provost, will bring together scholars and students in the humanities, arts, social sciences and other disciplines to challenge systemic racism and promote racial equity through research, education and community empowerment. (More...)
 Pictured is Michael Macaluso, 7, in a tutor session over Zoom with Caitlyn Clinton '20.


HERE to nourish the Holy Cross religious community

There are five religious houses on campus, and more than 200 Holy Cross religious call one of them home. The kitchens in those residences are busy every day of every year, including holidays. Thanks to the heroic efforts of Campus Dining, even a pandemic hasn't interrupted meals for the religious community. (More...)


Notre Dame to participate in tribute to COVID-19 victims

The University will join other institutions this evening (Jan. 19) in a national tribute to honor the more than 350,000 Americans who have died due to COVID-19. (More...)
Graphic of jail cells.


Law students pursue wrongful convictions

Thousands of people across the country are in prison for crimes they didn’t commit. Notre Dame law students are working to overturn wrongful convictions. With guidance from Chicago attorney and adjunct law professor Elliot Slosar and law professor Jimmy Gurulé, the Notre Dame Exoneration Justice Clinic is on the case. (More...)
 Pictured are Ernest Morrell and Mark Berends.


Two professors named to 2021 Edu-Scholar rankings

Ernest Morrell and Mark Berends, fellows with the Institute for Educational Initiatives, are among the 200 scholars named to the 2021 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, an annual listing of academics who had the biggest impact on educational practice and policy. (More...)
Photo of Deanna Csomo McCool Photo of Elicia Dennis. Photo of Tomi Gerhold.


Three staff members recently honored

Deanna Csomo McCool, assistant director of marketing communications in the College of Science; Elicia Dennis, web content strategist in the College of  Arts and Letters’ Office of Communications; and Tomi Gerhold, director of licensing in the Department of Licensing, share their recent accomplishments and recognitions in Accolades. Submit yours! (More...)


Spring training schedule has something for everyone

In addition to its typical Google and Adobe offerings, the Office of Information Technology has a fresh selection of spreadsheet classes and Time-Out for Tech sessions. (More...)


Child/Elder Care Google Group provides virtual community

This Google Group for faculty, staff and graduate students helps members exchange ideas and information on resources and needs. (More...)
Photo of Jon Camden, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
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